November 8, 2019 Subject:
This animation is not in the Public Domain. When I published this animation on YouTube I got a copyright strike. This was the message I received:
Infringement use of PUPPETOON (TM) TRADEMARK US. Cl: 9 Prerecorded Video Cassettes Featuring Film Animation an Cartoon and US Cl: 16 All Digital and Printed Matter for Film and Television and other Media. Reg. No. 2,601,346 Trademark US Trademark Office
2) Infringement use of PARAMOUNT PICTURES (TM) TRADEMARK - (https://trademarks.justia.com/854/68/paramount-pictures-85468920.html)
3) (c) Paramount Pictures Underlying Rights including Music, Publishing Famous Music Corporation/Paramount Pictures Including Voice Talent, Recording All Copyrighted
4) 1. The Puppetoon Movie (c) 1987 Leibovit Productions Ltd. Copyright PA 329-440 1/21/87 with the Library of Congress Washington D.C.
April 15, 2019 Subject:
On the public domain status?
So, anybody know where the source of this being PD is? Because I'd like to use the Screwballs as antagonists in a work of mine, but I worry archive.org might be wrong on the copyright status of this, as it's a
Of course, it's an excellent cartoon, which is why I'm asking about it after all!
May 13, 2015 Subject:
Down With Screwballs!
Imaginative, suspenseful and touching. Love how the Screwballs rust and go to pieces. Sic semper tyrannus!
January 22, 2012 Subject:
1943 Academy Award
Nominated for an Oscar for "Best Animated Short Film" in 1943.
I taped bck in the late 80's, a film about George Pal. This little film (part of the puppetoons series) was about his beloved Holland and the oppression and invasion of his country by
the Axis regime. The film was a comment about oppression might occur but it is not eternal.